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Music by Johann Georg Ebeling English Lyrics by Catherine Winkworth, Original Lyrics by Paul Gerhardt VERSE 1 G D G D G C G All my heart this night rejoices, Em Am D G As I hear, Far and near, C G D G Sweetest angel voices; Am G D G D A D "Christ is born," their choirs are singing, Em Am C D G Till the air, Everywhere, D C G D G Now with joy is ringing. VERSE 2 G D G D G C G Hark! a voice from yonder manger, Em Am D G Soft and sweet, Doth entreat, C G D G "Flee from woe and danger; Am G D G D A D Brethren, come; from all that grieves you, Em Am C D G You are freed, All you need, D C G D G I will surely give you." VERSE 3 G D G D G C G Come then, let us hasten yonder, Em Am D G Here let all, Great and small, C G D G Kneel in awe and wonder. Am G D G D A D Love Him who with love is yearning, Em Am C D G Hail the star, That from far, D C G D G Bright with hope is burning. VERSE 4 G D G D G C G Ye who pine in weary sadness, Em Am D G Weep no more, For the door, C G D G Now is found of gladness, Am G D G D A D Cling to Him, for He will guide you, Em Am C D G Where no cross, Pain or loss, D C G D G Can again betide you.
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|Banjo||A Major A Minor C Major D Major E Minor G Major|
|Guitar||A Major A Minor C Major D Major E Minor G Major|
|Mandolin||A Major A Minor C Major D Major E Minor G Major|
|Piano||A Major A Minor C Major D Major E Minor G Major|
|Ukulele||A Major A Minor C Major D Major E Minor G Major|